United States foreign assistance programs: the development of the mutual security program 1

1.

For documentation on the Point Four Program, with particular reference to organizational and administrative problems of technical assistance activities, see pp. 1641 ff. For documentation on U.S. economic, military, and financial aid in support of the defense of Western Europe, see vol. iii, pp. 1 ff. For additional material on U.S. assistance to specific nations and regions, see volumes ii , iv , v , vi , and vii .

Regarding the origins of the Mutual Security Program, see also Executive Sessions of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 82d Cong., 1st sess., 1951 (Historical Series, vol. III, Parts 1 and 2, made public in August 1976), Part 2.


[68] Record of the Under Secretary’s Meeting, Department of State, December 22, 1950

Master file of records of meetings, documents, summaries, and agendas of the Under Secretary’s Meetings for the years 1949–1952 as retired by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.


[70] Current Economic Developments

Master set of the Department of State classified internal publication Current Economic Developments for the years 1945–1969, retired by the Bureau of Economic Affairs.


[72] Special Report on American Opinion, Prepared by the Division of Public Studies

Consolidated administrative files of the Department of State for the years 1949–1960.


[73] Record of the Under Secretary’s Meeting, Department of State, February 7, 1951

Under Secretary’s Meetings, Lot 53 D 250


[74] Memorandum of Conversation, by the Under Secretary of State (Webb)

800.00–TA/2–2751


[76] Memorandum of Discussion Prepared by the Management Staff

FRC Acc. No. 62A613: ISA/MDAP Files


[78] Memorandum of Telephone Conversation, by Mr. Lucius D. Battle, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State

Chronological collections of the Secretary of State’s memoranda, memoranda of conversations, and memoranda of conversations with the President for the years 1947–1953, retired by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.


[79] Position Paper

Secretary’s Memoranda, Lot 53 D 444


[81] The Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic and ECA Missions

800.00 FA/4–1251: Circular airgram


[89] Summary of Meeting With the Secretary of State

Chronological collection of the records of the Secretary of State’s Daily Meetings with top Department of State officials for the years 1949–1952 as maintained by the Special Assistant to the Secretary of State.


[94] Memorandum by the Foreign Supplies and Requirements Committee

Basic collection of documents, action summaries, memoranda of meetings, and related records of the International Security Affairs Committee (ISAC), 1951, retired by the Executive Secretariat of the Department of State.


[95] Record of the Under Secretary’s Meeting, Department of State, June 22, 1951, 10:15 a.m.

Under Secretary’s Meetings, Lot 53 D 250


[97] Memorandum of Telephone Conversation, by the Personal Assistant to the Secretary of State (Evans)

Secretary’s Memoranda, Lot 53 D 444